Cumbria police vehicle collision referred to IPCC

A crash between a police vehicle and a car in Cumbria has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Police said the vehicle was responding to an emergency when it collided with a car between Outrigg, St Bees and Grove Road, Egremont, at 18:00 BST on Monday.

The driver of the car, a woman aged 28, suffered serious injuries. She is said to be in a stable condition.

The 28-year-old man who was driving the police vehicle suffered minor injuries.

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